Alternative reinsurance capital

Articles discussing alternative reinsurance capital. Largely sources from third-party investors in the capital markets, alternative reinsurance capital is increasingly being leveraged by reinsurers as a cheaper cost source of risk transfer while for investors the access to reinsurance returns as an investment is growing in popularity.


Reinsurance rate rises to accelerate at Jan renewals: A.M. Best

Reinsurance rate increases are expected to accelerate at the all-important January 2020 contract renewals, as well as and perhaps even more so at April 1st, following the impacts of recent Japanese typhoons and hurricane Dorian this year, A.M. Best says.The rating agency believes that these losses could be sufficient to read the full article →

Catastrophe reinsurance rates should rise in Germany, Hannover Re says

Higher reinsurance pricing is seen as essential by Hannover Re and the firm sees a chance of rates increasing in Germany for all-important natural catastrophe risks, something that would be welcomed by the broader market and ILS capital providers.European catastrophe reinsurance rates have dwindled over the last decade, falling to read the full article →

Tremor hires reinsurance broker Ginter from Willis Re as VP of Sales

Tremor Technologies Inc., the programmatic insurance and reinsurance risk transfer marketplace provider, has announced its first dedicated sales hire, adding an experienced reinsurance broker from Willis Re.Jeremy Ginter is joining Tremor as its new Vice President of Sales, a role that will see him tasked with driving sales and industry read the full article →

Artemis Monte Carlo Rendezvous Executive Roundtable 2019

Welcome to the fourth Artemis Monte Carlo Reinsurance Rendezvous Roundtable, in which participants from across the insurance, reinsurance, and insurance-linked securities (ILS) market discussed a range of industry topics and trends.Since 1957 reinsurance companies, insurer clients, investors and service providers have met in Monte Carlo, Monaco at the reinsurance Rendezvous read the full article →

Industry needs to give capital confidence in evolving risks, Baden-Baden told

As the world rapidly advances thanks to technology and the increasing interconnection this brings, the risks faced by the insurance and reinsurance industry are changing fast too, meaning market participants need to help capital providers gain confidence that it understands the exposures it is asking them to underwrite.This important point read the full article →

Blue Capital listed ILS fund dented by loss creep in Q3

Loss creep from prior year events has struck the in run-off listed insurance-linked securities (ILS) investment fund strategy, managed by ILS and collateralized reinsurance specialist fund manager Blue Capital Management.The stock exchange listed Blue Capital Alternative Income Fund which had delivered a positive 2.9% return in the second-quarter of 2019, read the full article →

Best of Artemis, week ending 20th October 2019

Here are the ten most popular news articles, week ending 20th October 2019, covering catastrophe bonds, ILS, reinsurance capital and related risk transfer topics. To ensure you never miss a thing subscribe to the weekly Artemis email newsletter updatesor get our email alerts for every article we publish.New speakers revealed read the full article →

RenRe’s Fibonacci Re ILS investors redeem more of their capital

Investors in RenaissanceRe's insurance-linked securities (ILS) vehicle Fibonacci Re Ltd. have been able to redeem some more of their capital, while one tranche has now been allowed to fully mature and the other extended further.RenaissanceRe, the Bermudian reinsurance firm and third-party capital manager, has been managing its Fibonacci Re Ltd. read the full article →

RenRe sees $155m net Q3 cat losses, still expects modest income

RenaissanceRe (RenRe), the Bermudian insurance and reinsurance underwriter and joint-venture capital manager, estimates that its net losses from third-quarter 2019 catastrophes will reach $155 million, after taking into account risk shared with third-party investors and loss of any associated fee income.RenRe explained that it estimates the third quarter 2019 impact read the full article →

Everest Re puts Q3 cat losses at $280m, uses high industry loss picks

Global insurance and reinsurance firm Everest Re has pre-announced an estimate of its third-quarter 2019 catastrophe losses, saying it expects $280 million net impact, which analysts note is aligned on market-share estimates, but based on the highest estimates of industry loss.Everest Re has made its estimates based on industry insured read the full article →